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Marshawn Lynch: Media could prevent Hall of Fame bid

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Marshawn Lynch's future after this season remains a mystery, but the Seahawks star has allowed himself to think about his legacy.

In an interview that ran on NFL GameDay First and NFL GameDay Morning on Sunday, Lynch told his former teammate Michael Robinson that his relationship with football scribes could prevent him from ever having a bust in Canton.

"You know who votes for that," Lynch quipped. "They don't seem to ... see eye to eye with me -- which is cool. And if I'm not, (expletive), I'll still live."

Lynch already has four career playoff games with at least 100 rushing yards in addition to one of the defining postseason plays of his generation. He's also cruising toward his fifth Pro Bowl selection.

Much like Jamaal Charles, another great back from the current era, Lynch's Hall of Fame chances will hinge on the next two-to-three years.

That assumes, of course, that Lynch continues. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport has reported multiple times that Lynch is considering walking away from the game at age 28. Rapoport reported that Lynch has confided in teammates about his retirement thoughts, just like he did a season ago.

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